Patent Number: 6,332,650

Title: Actuating arrangement for a vehicle seat

Abstract: An actuating device is provided for a vehicle seat whose seat back can be folded forward around a pivot axis into a deflected position to facilitate entrance and exit. The seat back is held in its folded-back end position by bilaterally provided rotary drop latches which can be unlocked remotely by a common actuating element in synchronization and with a tension arrangement being provided for remote unlocking. The rotary drop latches are rotationally coupled by a connecting rod and operably connected by a single tension strand with the actuating element.

Inventors: Krist; Rudolf (Ludwigsburg, DE), Schmidt; Bernd (Wildberg, DE), Schrom; Ralf-Henning (Rottenburg, DE), Schulz; Volmar (Weitransdorf, DE), Shephard; Philip C. (Birmingham, GB)

Assignee: DaimlerChrysler AG

International Classification: B60N 2/12 (20060101); B60N 002/02 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018